PR, From a Journalist's Perspective

Today’s post is unrelated to much, except that I was just on a panel at the “Rock The World” conference sponsored by Savor the Success and thought I’d write about it. I spoke to a New York meeting of this group of women entrepreneurs last August about 168 Hours, and it was great to see familiar faces again.
The topic of the panel was what… read more »

All The Money In The World, Plus The Do-Not-Want List

I’ve started asking people a few questions about money to get some conversations going:
1. If you had “all the money in the world” — not literally, but all you wanted — what would you change about your life? (If anything?)
Some people have been telling me they’d like to spend less time doing paid work, though interestin… read more »

Managing Time Transitions

I’m not too big on small time-savers. To me, it’s silly to think about a device that will let you core a pineapple faster if, for instance, you’re in the wrong job or your family members hate each other. Get the big things right first: meaningful work, happy home. Then you can either deal with you inefficient pineapple cutting issue, or not.… read more »

Round-up: Graduates, Do What You Love

The round-up is coming a little late this week because I spent Thursday at Princeton for the She Roars conference, and Friday and Saturday at the American Society of Journalists and Authors conference in New York. I got some interesting take-aways. For instance, the Wall Street Journal’s social media people have found that when they put a colon befor… read more »

Book Title Musings (And Call for Beta Testers)

Earlier this week I met with the editorial and publicity team over at Portfolio (the publisher of 168 Hours). We have been working for a while at coming up with a title for the money book. I have been relieved to learn that a book can be mostly written without a title, but it is still generally nice to have one. It gives you a touch point to keep mentioning in differen… read more »